|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Hypostomus cf. cochliodon|
|Common Names||L050, Spotted Humpbacked Pleco
|Pronunciation||hi POSS tow muss|
|Etymology||Greek, hypo = under + Greek, stoma = mouth.|
|Size||180mm or 7.1" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Identification||Although camel brown with large, well spaced black spots this fish can develop a much more reddish hue if kept in a dimly lit tank. Previously placed in Cochliodon and now included in the larger genus, Hypostomus as a member of the Hypostomus Cochliodon group. All these species have higher backs than other conspecifics and spoon shaped teeth (like Panaque). See link below.|
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|Last Update||2013 Jul 19 17:43 (species record created: 2001 May 05 00:00)|